Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Greg Benson – Op-Ed Bio

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Greg Benson is a Human Rights Advocate for Advocacy Unlimited Inc. in Connecticut.  Greg Benson self-identifies as a survivor of the Psychiatric Industry and a human...

Eric Maisel, PhD – Short Bio

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The Meaning Revolution: Dr. Maisel writes on the effects of meaning and life purpose on emotional health. He argues that current mental health practices pay...

Mary Olson, PhD – Short Bio

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Anatomy of Dialogue: Mary Olson, PhD is director of the Institute for Dialogic Practice and a lecturer and trainer in the fields of family therapy...

Lia Govers – Short Bio

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In the Netherlands, Lia graduated as a first grade teacher, but never went on to teach at school, in part because her Dutch degree...

Stephen Weatherhead – Short Bio

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Neuro-Boom or Bust? Neuropsychology has seen a great rise to prominence over the last 20 years, largely due to the increase in neuroimaging and...

Peter Stastny, MD – Short Bio

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Dr. Peter Stastny is a New York based psychiatrist, documentary film-maker and a founder of the International Network toward Alternatives and Recovery (INTAR). He...

Erik Monasterio, MD – Short Bio

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Dr. Monasterio is a psychiatrist and senior lecturer at the Christchurch School of Medicine. His interests include off-label use of psych meds, metabolic complications,...

James Schroeder, PhD – Short Bio

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Just Thinking: Jim Schroeder's writings focus on natural, readily accessible interventions for parents and professionals. Most recently, he has published the book Wholiness:  The Unified Pursuit...

Kelvin Young – Short Bio

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Kelvin Young is the manager of Advocacy Unlimited‚Äôs intentional living space, ‚ÄúToivo.‚ÄĚ He believes that healing begins from within. After many years of suffering...

Vicki Martin, MD – Short Bio

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Kid’s Voice: Vicki Martin, a child and adolescent psychiatrist who over 20 years became disillusioned with the mental health system, writes about developing training programs...

Jonathan Keyes – Short Bio

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The Cornerstones of Mental Health: Jon Keyes is a licensed professional counselor working in private practice at Hearthside Healing in Portland Oregon. Jon...

Philip Hickey, PhD – Short Bio

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Behaviorism and Mental Health: Philip Hickey is a retired psychologist.  He has worked in prisons (UK and US), addiction units, community mental health centers,...

Peter G√łtzsche, MD – Short Bio

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Deadly Psychiatry and Organised Denial: Professor Peter C. G√łtzsche, MD, co-founded the Cochrane Collaboration. He has published more¬†than 70 papers in the top 5...

Anoiksis – Op-Ed Bio

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Bill George was born in England and emigrated to the Netherlands in 1975. He worked for a Dutch academic publishing house despite his diagnosis...

Sarah Knutson

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Sarah Knutson is an ex-lawyer, ex-therapist, survivor-activist.  She is an organizer at the Wellness & Recovery Human Rights Campaign. You can reach her at...

Madeline Goldstein – Short Bio

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Madeline is originally from the Bronx, New York and has done extensive community work throughout her life. She is the editor of two published...

Andrew Yoder – Short Bio

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Radical Social Work: Writings from the front lines of the mental health system of the United States, this blog seeks to chronicle the journey...

Joanna Moncrieff, MD – Short Bio

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Dr. Moncrieff is a Senior Lecturer at University College London. She is one of the founders and co-chairperson of the Critical Psychiatry Network. She has written...

David Fox – Short Bio

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David Fox is a registered psychologist and couples counselor. His book, Change your Life, was written to assist people in making positive changes in their lives and to...

Mark Ragins, MD – Short Bio

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A Road to Recovery: Mark is the Medical Director at the MHA Village Integrated Service Agency, a model of recovery based mental health care....

David Cohen – Short Bio

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Beyond Health and Illness: David Cohen, a researcher, author, professor of social welfare at UCLA and practicing clinical social worker for over 30 years,...

Cathy Levin – Op-Ed Bio

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Cathy A. Levin has been an intelligent, adept organizer in the Recovery Movement in Massachusetts. She led the Emergency Room Rights Campaign, a legislative...

Richard Lawhern, PhD – Op-Ed Bio

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Richard (Red) Lawhern's primary interest is correcting the mis-application of psychosomatic medicine to patients who have unexplained chronic pain. In 18+ years of advocacy for...

Ron Coleman – Short Bio

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Ron is a Director of Working to Recovery, Ltd., an innovative mental health training , consultancy and publishing business. He is also a director...

Michelle Fouts – Op-Ed Bio

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Michele Fouts is a Licensed Psychologist and the Director of the Sapphire Center in New Haven, Vermont. She also maintains a small private practice...